All Asia region news

A new chapter for youth leadership on nutrition for the SUN CSN! 

This year, the SUN CSN Secretariat is very excited to be launching the next phase of the successful Youth Leaders for Nutrition Program, and we’re inviting all CSN Members to join us in recruiting the next generation of young change-makers on nutrition.  What does this new phase look like?  Previously, the SUN CSN has supported […]

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Three things we learnt from the first Civil Society Network assembly

This week saw over 60 members of the SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network (CSN) come together from countries all around the globe in the first ever network-wide assembly to discuss experiences and solutions surrounding the current global food crisis and to create tangible advocacy demands as a network. The discussion was full of ideas and […]

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The SUN CSN to host its first network-wide assembly on global crises

Summary  The Civil Society Network Secretariat (CSNS) plans to organise a series of meetings with CSN Members to come together and share experiences and perspectives on how the global commodity price increases are impacting nutrition in different contexts.  The event on May 25th will be offered as the first of an ongoing series of global […]

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Ukraine conflict highlights the fragility of the global food system and will have damaging impact on nutrition of the most vulnerable, warns SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network.  

Members of the SUN Movement’s Civil Society Network are already reporting food shortages and escalation in prices due to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, which will have knock-on effects on the state of nutrition globally.   The Russian Federation and Ukraine are among the most important producers of agricultural commodities in the world. Organisations such as […]

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Thematic Briefs: Asia Regional Coordination Group

SUN Civil Society Asia Coordination Group (ACG) was established during a CSN capacity building meeting in Indonesia to enable continued sharing of knowledge and collaboration. Currently, 13 civil society alliances, with over 1200 members, including Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Philippine, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Laos, Afghanistan, PNG and Vietnam are members of ACG and […]

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Outcome Stories: Asia Regional Coordination Group

SUN Civil Society Asia Coordination Group (ACG) was established during a CSN capacity building meeting in Indonesia to enable continued sharing of knowledge and collaboration. Currently, 13 civil society alliances, with over 1200 members, including Bangladesh, Nepal, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Philippine, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Laos, Afghanistan, PNG and Vietnam are members of ACG and […]

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International Women’s Day: Women in Food Systems with Zuhra Dadgar-Shafiq

Do you feel that food systems support you as a woman? Women have a prominent role all across the value chain of the food system, for instance as farmers and food producers, merchandisers, educators, cooks, servers, and leaders of food organizations. Food systems enhance women participation and benefits they receive through improved access to resources […]

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International Women’s Day: Women as a change agent in ensuring food security

Women in Food Systems: A story by HKI Vietnam Bui Thi Hoai, a young Muong mother in Chi Dao commune shared that after two years of attending the Enhanced Homestead Food Production project, she has gained lots of new knowledge about nutrition and agriculture, that she never known before. Thanks to the monthly communication sessions and […]

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Women in Food Systems: A story by HKI Vietnam

Bui Thi Hoai, a young Muong mother in Chi Dao commune shared that after two years of attending the Enhanced Homestead Food Production project, she has gained lots of new knowledge about nutrition and agriculture, that she never known before. Thanks to the monthly communication sessions and cooking demonstrations, she now knows about the four food groups and knows how to select a variety of foods for her family’s diverse diet. Her child, a two-year old boy, has enjoyed more complimentary meals prepared by her, and has grown well.

In addition, she was supported with worm farming, which is currently very helpful for her home-garden production. She used cattle manure to feed worms and harvest worms to raise livestock and poultry. Starting with 35kg of worm seedings, she has harvested 400 kg of worms for feeding livestock and tons of vermicompost used for cultivation. Through this, she has saved money and increased her family’s income by selling organic livestock products.